HTTrack Website Copier

HTTrack is a very handy open source website downloader the offline browsing.  It follows links and downloads all html, images, css, and javascript.  Plus, HTTrack will create nice summary index page of the downloaded sites.

Safe-casting Pointers in Object Pascal

The Delphi Geek offers this helpful pattern to catch casting issues when dealing with pointers: Deferred crash: TMyObject(aPtr) Immediate crash: TObject(aPtr) as TMyObject And it’s always best to crash sooner than later…

WordPress on HostGator

I moved this blog from dasBlog on WinHost and WordPress on HostGator today with the help of these sites: Bob Cravens, A Little Blog, Paul van Brenk, and DevelopDaly.